New surround decoder module for Akurate/Klimax DSM

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New surround decoder module for Akurate/Klimax DSM

Post by Tendaberry » 2019-01-17 14:55

At the end of January Linn will launch a new surround decoder module to be integrated into the Akurate and Klimax DSM (and System Hubs). It allows for up to 7.1 channels and can decode the following formats: DTS-HD Master Audio,DTS-HD High Resolution Audio,DTS 96/24,DTS,Dolby TrueHD,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital,PCM.

The upgrade costs € 1.430,- However, your DSM has to have the HDMI 2.0 module and also Exakt inputs. If your surround channels are Exakt, you just connect the Exakt-Link, do the setup and that's it. If you have passive loudspeakers, you'll need an Exakt box.

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Re: New surround decoder module for Akurate/Klimax DSM

Post by sunbeamgls » 2019-01-17 17:02

interesting!

Hopefully it still covers ProLogic too.
AEDSM; AEBox/1; 3x Tundra Stereo 2.5; PMC 20.26. Blogger. Exakt Design. SO measuring.

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Re: New surround decoder module for Akurate/Klimax DSM

Post by phino » 2019-01-17 19:04

sunbeamgls wrote:
2019-01-17 17:02
interesting!

Hopefully it still covers ProLogic too.
Even more 'interesting' is the addition to LinnDocs yesterday
http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php?t ... ldid=15216
...it was added commented out, so you can't yet see it in the live page.

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Re: New surround decoder module for Akurate/Klimax DSM

Post by sunbeamgls » 2019-01-17 20:34

phino wrote:
2019-01-17 19:04
sunbeamgls wrote:
2019-01-17 17:02
interesting!

Hopefully it still covers ProLogic too.
Even more 'interesting' is the addition to LinnDocs yesterday
http://docs.linn.co.uk/wiki/index.php?t ... ldid=15216
...it was added commented out, so you can't yet see it in the live page.
Indeed. This is great - an Exaktbox-i can be added to cover centre, rear and sub channels making going surround with Exakt far more cost effective. I have an Exaktbox 10 and an AV5125 that could also do that job. A passive pass-through Exaktbox makes a lot of sense for this - essentially a DAC per channel rather than a DAC per driver.
AEDSM; AEBox/1; 3x Tundra Stereo 2.5; PMC 20.26. Blogger. Exakt Design. SO measuring.

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